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Calamus Castles

August 7 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

Try your hand at sand castle building at our Calamus Castles event!

Activity Schedule:

10:30 a.m. — Registration begins at Homestead Knolls Day Use Area

12:00 p.m. — Sculpting begins

4:00 p.m. — Sculpting ends and judging begins

5:00 p.m. — Winners and awards presentation in Day Use Area

Class Options:

-10 & Under

-Open Class

-Family (All Related)

Event Rules:

-Do not start sculpting before 12:00 p.m.

-Sculpting ends at 4:00 p.m.

-Only natural materials may be used to enhance the sculpture

-Forms may be used for rough shaping only. Sculptures must be free standing

-Rule violations will result in disqualification from event


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A valid Nebraska park entry permit is required.


August 7
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Calamus State Recreation Area
42285 York Point Rd
Burwell, NE 68823
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(308) 346-5666
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Nebraska Game and Parks offers a plethora of opportunities beyond events. You can get away and unwind by planning a trip to a Nebraska state park. You can catch the next big one, go wildlife viewing, plan a hunt or more. Or you can help us celebrate our park system’s 100th birthday. Go ahead: Build your own adventure.

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